William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions

By: Smith, Catherine Parsons

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368 pages, illustrations, music examples. With essays by Gayle Murchison and Willard Gatewood and contemporary sources from the 1930s. During the 1930s and 1940s William Grant Still worked as an arranger for early radio, on Broadway, and in Hollywood; major symphony orchestras performed his concert works; and an opera, written in collaboration with Langston Hughes, was produced by the New York City Opera. This text examines his place in America's musical heritage.

Title: William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions

Author Name: Smith, Catherine Parsons


Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 2000

ISBN Number: 0520215435

ISBN Number 13: 9780520215436

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 8457

Keywords: Classical Music American Composer William Grant Still Twentieth Century,